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Developments in spectral systems for quality analysis in agriculture
Author(s): Franklin E. Barton
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Date Published: 28 March 2001
PDF: 19 pages
Proc. SPIE 10301, Optics in Agriculture: 1990-2000: A Critical Review, 1030102 (28 March 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.420097
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Franklin E. Barton, U.S. Department of Agriculture (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10301:
Optics in Agriculture: 1990-2000: A Critical Review
James A. DeShazer; George E. Meyer, Editor(s)

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